GED (General Education Diploma) Students


Admissions Requirements

  • There is no GPA requirements for students that have graduated from high school or earned a GED
  • Must have satisfactory completed the GED (General Education Diploma) as required by the state in which the GED test was administered.
  • Students that are under the age of 24 who submit a GED will be required to make up any deficiencies in the five academic areas of required high school coursework (per USG standards) as required for their chosen pathway of study
    • The five academic areas are: English, Math, Social Science, Natural Science, and Foreign Language.
  • Students that are under the age of 18:
    • Must provide two letters of recommendation from individuals outside the family who are in position to speak to the students maturity and educational potential
    • Must provide SAT or ACT Scores that are at or above Georgia Highlands Colleges’s previous freshman class average test score of the previous year’s fall semester first-time freshmen
      • SAT Minumum
        • 450 critical reading/verbal and 450 math for test taken prior to March 2016
        • Reading Test Score 25 and Math Test Score 24.5 for test taken after March 2016
      • ACT Minimum
        • English 18 and Math 18


Application Process